Outgoing recognized and new student welcomed

News Release from the Decatur County United Fund

The Decatur County United Fund is pleased to recognize our
outgoing South Decatur High School student board member Jack Hamilton and welcome
Makayla Somers in her new role as student director.

Jack served his two-year term from June 1, 2021 until May 31, 2023. He was an active volunteer
for the Strawberry Festival and Day of Caring. He was engaged in board governance, policy
reviews, fundraising, and volunteer opportunities. At South Decatur, Jack was active in SADD,
Key Club, National Honor Society, academic teams, cross country and track. We wish Jack good
luck in his next adventure at Purdue University.
Joane Cunningham, Executive Director, shared, “Jack is an outstanding student and will do very
well at Purdue. The United Fund has been fortunate to have Jack serve on the board and
appreciate his desire to give back to his community.”

We are pleased to announce the addition of Makayla Somers who is currently a Junior at South
Decatur High School. Her involvement includes basketball, volleyball, cheer, student council,
FCA, SADD, Key Club, Class President, 4-H Future Builders, Junior Leaders, and Mayor’s Youth
Council. She will serve a two-year term from June 1, 2023 – May 31, 2025.
“Makayla will gain greater knowledge of board governance, policies, procedures, finance, and
our community during her tenure on the Decatur County United Fund board,” said
Cunningham, Executive Director for Decatur County United Fund.
If you would like more information about this topic, please call Joane Cunningham at 821-663-
3342, email unitedfunddc@etczone.com or visit our website at www.dcuf.com .

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